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      RS 30:33     


§33.  Setting fire to well or permitting well to catch fire, prohibited; penalty

No person shall wilfully and intentionally set fire to a natural gas well, or negligently permit a natural gas well owned by him, or under his management, or in his possession to catch fire, or become uncontrollable, nor shall he negligently permit gas to wastefully escape or burn.

Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not less than three months or both.

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